May 22, 1989 - April 12, 2018
Andrew M. Fordham, 28, of Lincoln, passed away on April 12, 2018. He was born May 22, 1989, in Winter Park, Florida. Drew moved to Lincoln with his parents, John and Mary Fordham, in 1990.
Throughout his youth, Drew excelled in golf, tennis, soccer, and baseball; however, his favorite things to do included going to work with his dad, learning to cook with his mom, and being with his friends and family. Everyone adored him for his contagious smile and tender heart. His sense of humor will be missed.
Drew graduated from Lincoln Southeast High School then attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
After graduation Drew went to work for State Distributing Company. Drew was an outstanding co-worker and his customers appreciated his outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. Drew was a member of the Nebraska Craft Brewery Board and the Associated Distributors of Nebraska. He attended First Plymouth Church in Lincoln.
Drew is survived by his parents;John and Mary Fordham, his brother; Britt Fordham, and his dog; Chippy, all of Lincoln, his paternal grandparents; Wyndell and Barbara Fordham, Lecanto, Fla., aunts and uncles: Dan & Sonya Fordham, Aspen, Colo., William and Amy Poffenbarger, Middletown, Md., Tom Collins of Omaha and Tim Collins of Denver, many cousins and great-aunts and great-uncles. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents; Carol and Bert Collins, Ralston and his cousin; Fordham Lee Poffenbarger, Middletown, Md.
Celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, at First Plymouth Congregational Church. Reverend Dr. Jim Keck will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Hearts United for Animals, 73420 638 Avenue, Auburn, NE 68305.